A composer stuck in a middle-class marriage finds that his affair with his wife's half-sister has resulted in her pregnancy. When his wife refuses to give him a divorce he hatches a murder scheme that is too clever by half.

Director:

Montgomery Tully

Writers:

Maurice J. Wilson (screenplay), Montgomery Tully (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Laurence Payne ... Norman Martell
Patricia Dainton ... Helen Martell
Jane Griffiths Jane Griffiths ... Peggy Hill
Edward Underdown Edward Underdown ... Dr. Murdoch
John Arnatt ... Superintendent Ross
Humphrey Lestocq Humphrey Lestocq ... Producer
Lucy Griffiths Lucy Griffiths ... Miss Potter
Olive Milbourne Olive Milbourne ... Mrs. Booth
Arthur Hewlett ... Marshall
Annette Kerr Annette Kerr ... Cinema Cashier
Cleo Laine Cleo Laine ... Singer
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Storyline

A composer stuck in a middle-class marriage finds that his affair with his wife's half-sister has resulted in her pregnancy. When his wife refuses to give him a divorce he hatches a murder scheme that is too clever by half.

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Genres:

Mystery

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1961 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Eternal Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First screened in 1961 by British cinemas as a second feature. See more »

Connections

Edited from The Third Alibi (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Now And Then
Music by Don Banks
Lyrics by David Dearlove
Sung by Cleo Laine with Dudley Moore (piano accompaniment)
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